Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Saravejo
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In June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were taking a trip to Saravejo, Bosnia Herzegovina.
Before the Archduke's trip, a group of young Serbian nationalists hatched a plot to kill the Archduke during his visit to Saravejo.
The Archduke had taken a trip to Saravejo to inspect the imperial armed forces in Bosnia Herzegovina, which was annexed by Austria-Hungary in 1908.
A member of the group of the young nationalists who came up with the plan to assassinate the Archduke, happened to throw grenades at the Archduke's vehicle but missed.
The guard driving the Archduke and his wife soon realized that they were in danger and tried to get to safety as soon as possible.
Despite his fellow members mistake, Gavrilo Princip managed to shoot both the Archduke and his wife, whilst they were on the way to their destination.